Watertown Celebrates Annual Greek Festival Taxiarchae/Archangels Greek Orthodox Church – Residents of Watertown were treated to a range of food, music, dancing, and more that the Greek culture offers during the the three-day Grecian Festival held from June 24th-26th on the east end. In addition to celebrating Greek culture with food and dancing, attendees were […]
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Meet the Watertown Community Foundation’s New Executive Director WCA-TV Studio – At the beginning of June, the Watertown Community Foundation named Jennie Bass as its new Executive Director, taking over for Michael Schade who stepped down over the summer. The WCF is a 501(c)(3) public foundation that works to build and sustain a vibrant, close-knit […]
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Historic Watertown: Abraham Browne House 562 Main St – Constructed between 1694 and 1701 for a farming family, Browne House contains rare surviving architectural features from the late seventeenth century. In a near ruinous state when it was acquired by Historic New England founder William Sumner Appleton in 1919, the house was painstakingly restored in […]
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Watertown Walks and Goes Purple in Support of Alzheimer’s Victory Field – Monday, June 20th was the Summer Solstice and the longest day of the year. Each year on the Summer Solstice, people all around the country observe “The Longest Day,” which honors those who have or are affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. Lifelong Watertown […]
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Historic Watertown: The Plumbing Museum The Plumbing Museum – Right here in Watertown, you can follow the fascinating progression of plumbing through the centuries at The Plumbing Museum, where exhibits include artifacts from the 19th century, evolving plumbing systems, and diagrams of various plumbing technologies. Photo by Dan Hogan Originally founded in Worcester in 1979, […]
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Watertown Police Collect 50 Firearms in First Gun Buyback First Parish Church, Watertown – Watertown Police and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office collected 50 guns on Saturday in Watertown, including an AR-15 assault rifle. The initiative is part of the “Safer Homes, Safer Communities” initiative taking place in Watertown, Cambridge, Somerville, Arlington, and Belmont throughout the […]
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Watertown Residents Simulate Having Alzheimer’s, Dementia The Residence at Watertown Square – Residents and community leaders were shown what it might be like to live with alzheimer’s or dementia in a simulation event held on Monday. In observance of “The Longest Day,” which honors those who are affected by alzheimer’s or dementia, participants were invited […]
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Watertown Farmers Market Begins 3rd Season at the Arsenal Arsenal on the Charles – It’s summertime, and that means the Watertown Farmers Market is back for another season. Located at a new location on the green in front of the Arsenal Center for the Arts, the Market continues to offer a range of locally farmed […]
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Starving, Abused Pitbull Found in Watertown Recovering Boston Pet Haven – On the morning of June 4th, Watertown Animal Control Officer Karen O’Reilly received a call about an abused and starving dog spotted in Watertown. The likely Pitbull mix wandered into Home Depot at approximately 6 A.M, with Officer O’Reilly coming to the scene about […]
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Watertown Relay for life Raising Money, Awareness for Cancer Research Victory Field –Despite the overcast and rainy weather, over 200 participants and 30 teams marched in support of cancer research at this year’s Watertown/Newton/Waltham Relay for Life. Each year, the three communities come together to not only raise money to fight cancer, but also to […]
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